Virginia Tech -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Religion and Culture
Instructor in Religion and Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
The Department of Religion and Culture (www.rc.vt.edu) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a full-time instructor. The qualified candidate will teach 8 courses per year. (See our list of departmental courses at http://www.rc.vt.edu/undergraduate/courses/index.html). Preference will be given to candidates who can teach from among the following existing courses:
· Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
· New Testament
· Religion in the Modern World
· Religion in American Life
· Introduction to Humanities and the Arts
The position carries a competitive salary and full benefits. The position carries an initial appointment for one year but the contract may be renewed, subject to departmental approval and budgetary considerations. Ph.D. or evidence of completion by August 2016 required.
The Department of Religion and Culture has a very strong record of excellence in teaching and research. A commitment to working effectively with a diverse campus population in support of Virginia Tech’s “Principles of Community” is required. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Virginia Tech responds to the needs of dual career couples and has a variety of policies in place to provide flexibility for faculty careers.
Located in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is the second largest state-supported university in Virginia. We are approximately 45 minutes from the city of Roanoke, VA, 2 1/2 hours from Charlottesville, VA and Greensboro, NC, 3 hours from Charlotte, NC, and 4 ½ hours from Washington, DC. Blacksburg, between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountain ranges, was voted a Top 10 “dream town” for outdoor activities by Outside Magazine, and declared the “Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids” by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Candidates must apply online at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/ (posting # TR0160020) and provide a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference.
Questions may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Peter Schmitthenner (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin March 14, 2016.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office of Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Professor Peter Schmitthenner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies
Jewish History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology